The Infamous Rosalie by Évelyne Trouillot, Evelyne Trouillot

The Infamous Rosalie

Évelyne Trouillot, Evelyne Trouillot with Marjorie Attignol Salvodon (Translator)

fiction historical emotional reflective medium-paced

132 pages


Lisette, a Saint-Domingue-born Creole slave and daughter of an African-born bossale, has inherited not only the condition of slavery but the traumatic memory of the Middle Passage as well. The stories told to her by her grandmother and godmother, ...

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